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American Federation of Labor Give!

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09654.17 Author/Creator: American Federation of Labor Place Written: s.l. Type: Poster Date: 1942-1945 Pagination: 1 poster ; 56.4 x 38.5 cm.

Summary of Content: One poster entitled, "Give!" printed by the American Federation of Labor, dated 1942-1945. Poster features a steam whistle blowing. The whistle is labeled AFL. Also featured is the text, "For Home Front For War Front." At the bottom of the poster there is a logo of the National War Fund. The poster also identifies three members of the AFL: William Green, honorary chairman, president Matthew Woll, and, George Meany, honorary secretary. The art featured in the poster is signed Pokras. There is the text' "Labor League for Human Rights, Give," on the back of the poster.

People: Green, William, 1873-1952
Woll, Matthew, 1880-1956
Meany, George, 1894-1980

Historical Era: Great Depression and World War II, 1929-1945

Subjects: World War IIHuman RightsAmerican Federal of Labor (AFL)LaborUnionsPropaganda

Sub Era: World War II

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